Water

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Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

Fastest in the World

The Saga of Canada's Revolutionary Hydrofoils

Like the builders of the Avro Arrow, the pioneers of hydrofoils are celebrated in this book for their world-class accomplishments. When Alexander Graham Bell was experimenting with flying … 98 View

Samuel Cunard

Nova Scotia's Master of the North Atlantic

An illustrated biography of a Canadian who sparked a world transportation revolution In North America, the name Cunard is synonymous with shipping. This book traces the entrepreneurial rise of … 112 View
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Forward and Preface

From: Dry Run

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For this book, I’ve chosen to focus on my first love in the professional world, water, a subject to which I devoted a considerable part of my early professional career. With the arrival of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

Air, Water, and Nova Scotia

From: Fastest in the World

Outlines the success of Canadian Hydrofoil vessels and the importance Nova Scotia to the development 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface & Introduction

A Paradigm Shift

From: Samuel Cunard

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Explains the importance of Samuel Cunard in giving a major push to the use of steamships and the paradigm shift of the first use of regularized transportation and communication by steamship … 5 $0.50 Add
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A Short History of Water

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter you’ll learn a little of the fascinating history of water and civilization and how politics, economics and water have been part of the history of the US, especially of the … 11 $1.10 Add
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Bell & Baldwin

From: Fastest in the World

1870-1909. Examines the partnership of Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin and what led to the creadtion of the HD-4 10 $1.00 Add
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Religion & Revolution

From: Samuel Cunard

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Examines Samuel Cunard’s family roots in religion and revolution, overview of his early life in Halifax 10 $1.00 Add
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“A Boat Which is Not a Boat”

From: Fastest in the World

1908-1918. Outlines the development of Baldwin and Bell’s HD series from 1 to 4 and their quest for hydrofoil self-propulsion 13 $1.30 Add
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Cunard & Company

From: Samuel Cunard

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1804-1812. Looks at Samuel Cunard as an entrepreneur. Also examines the war of 1812 and the city of Halifax during this time 10 $1.00 Add
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End of an Era

From: Fastest in the World

1918-1948. The quest for a naval contract, the establishment of Bell-Baldwin Hydrodomes Ltd., other self-propelled hydrofoils are made. Their legacy is breifly explored 11 $1.10 Add
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On Technology, Agriculture, and the Arts

Tools with a Life of Their Own

From: Peak Everything

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In assessing and understanding technology and its effects on people and nature, it is at least as important to pay attention to the energy that drives our tools as to the tools themselves and the … 17 $1.70 Add
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Whales & Wildfires

From: Samuel Cunard

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Early 1800s. Looks at Samuel Cunard as he expands his enterprises into whaleing and timber and events that transpired to challenge these ventures. Also looks at artic expeditions 10 $1.00 Add
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Clippers & Canals

From: Samuel Cunard

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Looks at Samuel Cunard’s venture into the tea trade, the establishment of the Halifax Whaling Company, his competitor Enos Collins, his friend Joseph Howe, and the creation of canal systems … 12 $1.20 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Water and Sewage

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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North America is abundant in lakes and rivers yet, in many regions, water resources are in critical supply. Costs for operating, maintaining and expanding sewage treatment facilities continue to … 14 $1.40 Add